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Messor sp. (Nothern Africa)

Added on: 05/17/13
Article number: mesp0006

Nothern African Messor species  This species doesn't need hibernation. They subsist on seeds, honey-/sugar water but also insects (similar to many Pheidole species). They often nests in sand or loamy sand.

  • Taxonomy: Myrmicinae
  • Color: black brown
  • Distribution: Nothern Africa
  • Nutrition: Mostly seeds from different rampant plants (also grass), but insects and honeywater too
  • Temperature: 25 - 35 °C
  • Hibernation: No
  • Air humidity: Dry climate
  • Nest building: Soil nests, loam, pebbles
  • Planting: nothing specificseeds
  • Class: easy to keep

All Messor will be included with untreated hand-picked plant seeds.



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